Paul Frommer is professor emeritus of Clinical Management Communication and former director of the Center for Management Communication at the USC Marshall School of Business. He also served as former Vice President, Special Projects Coordinator, Strategic Planner, and Writer-Researcher of Bentley Industries, Inc, and is the linguistic consultant for a prominent Hollywood film production company.
Prior to joining the Marshall School faculty, he lived and taught in Malaysia and Iran, and spent 10 years in the business world as vice president and strategic planner for a Los Angeles corporation. His teaching at USC included courses in Advanced Writing for Business, and Cross-Cultural Business Communication for Non-Native Speakers. He developed the Na’vi language for James Cameron’s film Avatar, and the Martian language for the Disney film John Carter, slated for release in 2012.